A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 149 km S of False Pass, Alaska (93 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -163.4176 West, latitude 53.5122 North, depth = 37.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 22:52:57 / August 12, 2017 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:52:57 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak16508410. Event ids that are associated: ak16508410. The epicenter was at a depth of 37.1 km (23 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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